Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

15 November

City of Segregation: Housing and Neo-liberalism, Hegemony and Social Movements

  • 15:15 - 17:00

Open Urban Seminars Andrea Gibbons from the University of Salford, UK, explores how racial ideologies have come to play such a key role in property valuation and definitions of community in Los Angeles and the rest of the world. The workings of real estate-led economics and increasing neoliberalisation are highlighted by the hundred-year civil rights struggles […]

20 November

IUR Lecture: Dominika Polanska

  • 10:15 - 12:00

Public lecture: Contentious Politics and the Welfare State Dominika Polanska, Associate Professor in Sociology, Institute for Housing and Urban Research, Uppsala University Dr. Polanska will talk about her latest book Contentious Politics and the Welfare State: Squatting in Sweden, published by Routledge.

20 November

Praxis is the Doing

  • 15:15 - 17:00
  • NI:C0542 (K3 Open Studio), Malmö University

Experimental lecture by Carolina Hicks, artist in residence at the IUR. (In collaboration with the School of Arts and Communication – K3) This event is part of our Visiting Scholars and Artists in Residence autumn 2019 activities. Please check out the rest of the program here.

27 November

IUR Brown Bag Seminar #13

  • 12:00 - 13:00

Presenter: Markus Holdo Title: The Quiet Politics of Participating: Boundaries, Ethics, and Leverage (Please note that this seminar will take place in NI C1029). This is a Brown Bag Seminar, feel free to bring your own lunch. Want to know more about the IUR Brown Bag Seminar Series? Check the full program here. If you don’t have access […]

5 December

Who is telling the smart city story? Bringing feminist urban studies into the smart city research

  • 12:15 - 13:15
  • Room 02.1.95, Roskilde University

Carina Listerborn will present within the Space, Place, Mobility and Urban Studies (MOSPUS) seminar series at Roskilde University.

6 December

The Imag(in)ed City: The (Geo)Politics of Nordic Noir’s Televisual Place-Making

  • 14:15 - 16:00
  • Niagara, B0E07 (Lecture Hall B2), Malmö University

Public lecture by Robert Saunders, Visiting Scholar at the IUR from Farmingdale State College (SUNY). Drawing on my previously-published analysis of Malmö as an imaginary created by The Bridge and then shifting to my more recent work on the Finnish city of Lappeenranta which serves as the backdrop for the series Bordertown, my presentation will examine the ways […]

10 December

Screening the Nordic City: The Politics of Place and Space in Contemporary Crime Series

  • 18:00 - 20:00
  • Salong 1, Panora (Friisgatan 19D, Malmö)

Lecture (in collaboration with MEDEA) For many people outside Northern Europe, what they know about Malmö comes what they see on their television screens. The worldwide success of the Swedish-Danish crime drama Bron|Broen has come to serve as the main source of information about Sweden’s ‘southern capital’. Professor Robert A Saunders (State University of New York) will speak […]

11 December

IUR Brown Bag Seminar #14

  • 12:00 - 13:00

Presenter: Guy Baeten and Carina Listerborn Title: Publication strategies in urban research This is a Brown Bag Seminar, feel free to bring your own lunch. Want to know more about the IUR Brown Bag Seminar Series? Check the full program here. If you don’t have access to the 8th floor, please contact the IUR (iur@mau.se) one day before […]

17 December

Horizon Europe from a Humanities and Social Sciences Perspective

  • 14:00 - 16:00

Rickard Eksten, Senior EU Policy Officer at Lärosäten Syd —  the network of Universities in South Sweden — will visit Malmö University to give a talk about funding opportunities within the upcoming EU framework programme Horizon Europe 2021-2027. The focus of the talk will be from a humanities and social sciences perspective. This event is […]